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Minutes of the regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Strathcona Regional District offices located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC.

A quorum having been confirmed, the Chair called the meeting to order at 3:02 p.m. with the following Commissioners physically in attendance or participating electronically:
     
Chair:A. AdamsCity of Campbell River
Commissioners:C. EvansCity of Campbell River
 C. GrunerudCommunity at Large Representative
 R. KerrCity of Campbell River
 B. LeighElectoral Area D (Oyster Bay-Buttle Lake)


          
 
 
ADOPTION OF PUBLIC AGENDA
 
The Chair advised that an item of New Business entitled "Rogers Hometown Hockey" be added to the agenda.
 
Grunerud/Evans: SGC 68/22

THAT the agenda for the May 11, 2022 regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission be adopted as amended.
   CARRIED
 
 
ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
 
Evans/Leigh: SGC 69/22

THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission held on March 16, 2022 be adopted as presented. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
 
Campbell River Killer Whales Swim Club
 
Director Leigh advised that Area D supplied the Campbell River Killer Whales Swim Club with a grant in aid of $3,500 to assist with operating costs.
 
Evans/Grunerud: SGC 70/22

THAT the verbal report be received.
   CARRIED
 
 
CHAIRS' REPORTS
 
Campbell River Parks & Recreation Manager
 
The Chair introduced Robin Mitchell, Parks and Recreation Manager for the City of Campbell River to Commissioners and Regional District staff.
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Recreation Feasibility Study Update
 
Evans/Grunerud: SGC 71/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Strategic Priorities Fund - Project Funding Opportunities
 
Leigh/Grunerud: SGC 72/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Operations Update Strathcona Gardens
 
Evans/Leigh: SGC 73/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Adjustment to Schedule of Fees, Charges and Rentals
 
Grunerud/Evans: SGC 74/22

THAT the report from the Chief Administrative Officer be received. [Item]
   
 
Leigh/Kerr: SGC 75/22

THAT the Commission recommend that a decision on changes to Bylaw No. 295 be deferred until 2023 budget discussions.
   DEFEATED Directors Adams, Evans, and Grunerud opposed
 
Evans/Grunerud: SGC 76/22

THAT the Commission recommend the structured yearly increases to Bylaw No. 295 as set out in the April 28, 2022 report from the Chief Administrative Officer.
   CARRIED
 
 
 
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
Rogers Hometown Hockey
 
The Chair presented a Kirk McLean autographed hat to the Strathcona Gardens Commission and the Rogers Hometown Hockey jersey and banner to the Strathcona Gardens for display at the facility.
 
ADDENDUM ITEMS
 
55+ BC Games
 
Kerr/Evans: SGC 77/22

THAT the May 6, 2022 correspondence from the City of Campbell River regarding the 55+ BC Games be received. [Item]
   CARRIED
 
Kerr/Grunerud: SGC 78/22

THAT the Strathcona Gardens Commission supports the jointly prepared application for the 2024, 2025, or 2026 55+ BC Games to be held in the Comox Valley and City of Campbell River, AND

THAT the Strathcona Gardens Commission will commit to providing in-kind support of services and facilities should the bid be successful.
   CARRIED
 
Midget Hockey
 
Commissioner Grunerud thanked the Strathcona Gardens staff on behalf of BC Hockey Midget for the wonderful facilities and excellent customer service.
 
Campbell River Minor Hockey Wall of Honour
 
Commissioner Grunerud advised that former Campbell River minor hockey player and current reporter for Sportsnet, Kyle Bukauskas is now a member of the Campbell River Minor Hockey Wall of Honour.
 
 
TERMINATION
 
Leigh/Evans: SGC 79/22

THAT the May 11, 2022 regular meeting of the Strathcona Gardens Commission be terminated.
   CARRIED
 
Time: 4:01 p.m.

Certified Correct:



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Chair


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Corporate Officer